Prepared by Merritt D. Betts, March 24, 1982
Revised by Stephanie Wachalec, November 6, 2003
1 slim document case, .16 cubic feet, 11th floor
Old archives number: D.7.12.1.
Dorothy Parsons (1892-1980) was the daughter of Edward Sawyer Parsons and Jennie
Wolcott. She received her B.A. degree from Lake Erie College and her M.A. from
Western Reserve University. For many years she taught Latin, Romance languages,
and English at Kent Central (now Kent Roosevelt High School). She served as Trustee
(1966-1968) and Secretary of the Kelso
House Association (1969-1972).
Scope and Content
The photographs and cards in this collection were donated to Special Collections
and Archives by Dorothy Parsons. A series of accounts written by Parsons about
her family history were printed posthoumously in the Kelso Courier are
included in this collection. Related collections are: the Roger Lodge Wolcott
and Edward Wolcott Parsons, Papers (brother of Dorothy) and the T.G.
Parsons Lumber Company Records, her grandfather's and father's business.
Folder -- Contents
New Year's card, 1875 and bridge tally card, [no date]
Photograph of graduating class [includes Edward S. Parsons], Central High
School, Kent , Ohio [1882?]
Photograph of Miss Anna Nutting, Principal of Central High School, Kent,
Photograph of Jennie B. Wolcott [wife of Edward S. Parsons, mother of Dorothy
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